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Review of Balikligol

Balikligol
Ranked #1 of 27 things to do in Sanliurfa
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

This the place where all the story begin. To feel the mystic atmosphere and to see the sacred places has to be seen at least one time in life!

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Reviewed June 9, 2013

The pools with the carp were fun but the park around it was just lovely. They lit up the trees and pathways at night and it's quite beautiful. They also light up the pillars above the park as well as the Pool of Abraham's architecture. If you are in Sanliurfa, it's not to be missed.

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Reviewed June 9, 2013

The pools are nice, full of fish and situated in a nice, large park area. Very busy, with lots of people, but no cars.

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Reviewed May 16, 2013

The pools of holy carp were interesting. You could buy some fish food and feed the fish. Our guide told us that the fish were protected. People were not allowed to catch or eat them, lest they risk being cursed. You can read up about the religious significance of the place. Towards the end of the pools there were separate men and women rooms that show you the origin of the water that fed into the pools. I took a peek inside and saw some women praying. I didn't go in since I had to take off my shoes and didn't want to risk coming out and discovering that my shoes were stolen. Surrounding the pools was a nice park. A short distance away was a restaurant near a beautiful fountain. Abraham's Cave was also nearby.

Thank OzziesPiddles
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

The park with the holy fish pond - sounds like a joke, but is a real treat, just walk around, take your time, have some tea, look a people and the fish. It is one of the best parks I have ever visited, holy fish or not ;-)

Thank Aluwi
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